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Americans Red and Black: Stories of Afro-Native Identity and Half of Anything

When: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, 6 p.m.

Where: Multicultural Center Theatre

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening

Description:


Americans Red and Black follows six Afro-native Americans from around the U.S. as they reflect upon the personal and complex issues of Native and African heritage, ethnic identity, and racism within communities of color. In Half of Anything Christina Entrekin, Sherman Alexie, Deborah Bassett, and John Trudell respond to the question "What is a real Indian?" and examine the notion of how Indian identity is constructed from their individual and often very personal perspectives. Discussion with Alicia Woods following the screening. Co-sponsored by the African diasporic Cultural Resource Center; the American Indian Cultural Resource Center; the American Indian Graduate Student Alliance, the American Indian Students Association; and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. Alice Woods, 39 min., English, 2006, USA and Jon Tomhave, 24 min., English, 2006, USA respectively.

Phone: 805-893-8411

Event posted Jan. 18, 2011
Last updated Jan. 18, 2011

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